Chef Perry comes from Ohio, growing up in Copley and then Cleveland and lastly Mount Vernon. At age 30, he decided to follow his passion and went to culinary school in Cleveland, Ohio where he graduated “cum laude” with an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management. After graduating he won his first competition: The American Dairy Association’s “Premier Chefs of America” in 1994. He has worn many chef’s hats over the years working in hotels, private clubs, corporate dining, and as a personal chef as well as operating his own gourmet food business and raising two children. Perry oversees the food offerings at the Inn for both everyday guests and dinner functions throughout the year as well as developing and implementing the menus for the tasting room and patio. When not at work, Perry is an avid fly fisher and resides with his wife Kris and Bear the dog in Slab town in Traverse City.
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